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Fragment of phallic boy

Faience. Pale blue green, no glaze, much worn and incrusted. Head and feet broken off and missing, badly chipped.

Provenance

Gift of C. Granville Way, June 28, 1872. By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection,Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. Hay Collection.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Accession Number

72.4052

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture